Real Estate Talking Points: Covid-19: Landlords banned from aggressive rent recovery action

The Government’s announcement yesterday of further emergency support for commercial tenants in the form of a temporary ban on the use of statutory demands and CRAR was on the cards given that landlords have been resorting to these methods following last month’s ban on forfeiture.  Whilst welcome news for tenants in these difficult times, the announcement continues the process of chipping away at commercial landlords’ ability to recover unpaid rent during the Covid-19 crisis period, at least until the end of June 2020.

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